Seniors Faced Worsening Health Outcomes Even Before Pandemic, Study Shows

ALBANY, NY (SBN) – Even before the pandemic, according to a new report, senior citizens were faced with several worsening behavioral health outcomes. The annual report from the United Health Foundation says between 2016 and 2019, there were increases in drug-related deaths, suicide and frequent mental stress among people 65 and older nationwide. SBN Correspondent Steve Lubetkin has more in this audio news report.